Health Facts Plus: Eye Diseases

Health Facts Plus: Eye Diseases

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From the National Institutes of Health

Are You at Risk for Eye Disease? (National Eye Institute)

Saving Your Sight--Early Detection Is Critical (Food and Drug Administration)

Eye Disease Simulations (National Eye Institute) Eye Problems (American Academy of Family Physicians) Signs of Eye Problems in Adults (Prevent Blindness America) Also available in Spanish

Corneal Transplants (American Academy of Ophthalmology) Dacryocystorhynostomy (DCR) - Creating a New Tear Drain (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) - Links to PDF

Eye Exams: What to Expect (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Eyestrain and Your Computer Screen: Tips for Getting Relief (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Healthy Living – Healthy Vision (Prevent Blindness America) How Often Should I Have an Eye Exam? (Prevent Blindness America) When to See an Eye M.D. (American Academy of Ophthalmology)

Eye Disease Anatomy (National Eye Institute) Eye Disease Simulations (National Eye Institute) Eye Examinations (National Eye Institute)

Dealing with Dry Eye (Food and Drug Administration)

Allergic Conjunctivitis (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Benign Essential Blepharospasm (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Broken Blood Vessels in the Eye: What Causes Them? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Dry Eyes (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Ectropion (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) Entropion (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) Exophthalmos (Merck & Co., Inc.) Eyelid Surgery (American Academy of Ophthalmology) Facts about the Cornea and Corneal Disease (National Eye Institute) Holmes-Adie Syndrome (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Keratoconus (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Lazy Eye (Amblyopia) (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Ocular Rosacea (American Academy of Ophthalmology) Optic Atrophy (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Optic Neuritis (National Multiple Sclerosis Society) Orbital Tumors (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) Presbyopia (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Pterygium and Pinguecula (American Academy of Ophthalmology) Ptosis -- Eyelids That Droop (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) - Links to PDF Septo-Optic Dysplasia (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Tearing in Adults (American Academy of Ophthalmology) Wet Eye: Excessive Tearing (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

Checklist for Your Eye Doctor Appointment (Prevent Blindness America) Eye Coordination Problems (American Optometric Association) Eye Donation and Corneal Transplantation: Frequently Asked Questions (Eye Bank Association of America) Floaters: Frequently Asked Questions (Prevent Blindness America) Myths about Your Eyes (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Smoking and Eye Disease (American Academy of Ophthalmology) Taking Your Eye Drop Medication (Prevent Blindness America) - Links to PDF Thyroid Disease and the Eye (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

Financial Aid for Eye Care (National Eye Institute) Also available in Spanish

ClinicalTrials.gov: Eye Diseases (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Nystagmus, Pathologic (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Strabismus (National Institutes of Health) Clinical Trials in Vision Research (National Eye Institute)

Genetics Home Reference: 3-methylglutaconic aciduria (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Duane-radial ray syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Norrie disease (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Oculocutaneous albinism (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Vitelliform macular dystrophy (National Library of Medicine) Learning about Duane Syndrome (National Human Genome Research Institute)

Amblyopia (08/02/2006, National Eye Institute) - Links to PDF Progress in Eye and Vision Research: 1999-2006 (01/01/2006, National Eye Institute) - Large PDF file

Diagram of the Eye (National Eye Institute) Also available in Spanish

Glossary of Eye Conditions (American Foundation for the Blind) Glossary of Retinal Degenerative Disease Research (Foundation Fighting Blindness)

Eye Health Organizations Database (National Eye Institute) Find an Eye M.D. (American Academy of Ophthalmology) Find Services for People with Vision Loss (American Foundation for the Blind) Finding an Eye Care Professional (National Eye Institute) U.S. State and Territory Eye Banks (Eye Bank Association of America)

American Academy of Ophthalmology American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Eye Bank Association of America National Eye Institute Prevent Blindness America

Amblyopia (National Eye Institute) Anisocoria and Horner''s Syndrome (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus) Anophthalmia and Microphthalmia (National Eye Institute) Big Look at the Eye (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish Congenital Lacrimal Obstruction (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) - Links to PDF Congenital Ptosis: Upper Eyelid Drooping Present Since Birth (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) Seeing Your Way through Strabismus (Nemours Foundation) Septo Optic Dysplasia/Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (MAGIC Foundation) Strabismus (Cross-Eyes) (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Symptoms of Vision Problems (American Academy of Pediatrics) Tear-Duct Obstruction and Surgery (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish What Is a Pediatric Ophthalmologist? (American Academy of Pediatrics) - Links to PDF Why Do Eyes Water? (Nemours Foundation)

Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS): Frequently-Asked Questions (National Eye Institute) Aging and Your Eyes (National Institute on Aging) Also available in Spanish Medicare Benefits and Your Eyes (Prevent Blindness America)

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Date last updated: 20 December 2006 Topic last reviewed: 18 December 2006